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ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson of the the fame has -- carolyn johnson. the family has close ties to the bay area. they lived in san francisco for years. abc7 news reporter sergio quintana has the story. >> new york city detectives have not figured out why a nanny would have violently stabbed two young children in her care, but they are thousand saying the 50-year-old woman may have been having financial problems and recently sought psychological help. the disturbing murder of two children in this manhattan apart meant building sent shock waves across the country of the she returned home to find two of her children stabbed to death in a bath to be. two-year-old leo and six-year-old lucia killed by their nanny. and then she started stabbing herself when the mother walked in. she was later wheeled away on a stretcher. >> on the floor of the bathroom is the nanny who apparently inflicted wounds on her throat. >> reporter: they recently moved to new york from san francisco. their former neighbors are shocked to hear of the tragedy. >> i remember that he had gotten a job. they were goi
tonight. the a's are going to the postseason for the first since 2006. good evening. i'm carolyn johnson. >> dan: what a thrilling moment for a's and their fans. larry beil is here with the story. >> wow. what a night and what a season for the oakland a's. who saw this coming. needing a win, they were facing first place texas at the coliseum. high drama in the ninth. they were clinging to a one run lead. he strikes out young and mike napoli to end it. they clinch a wildcard berth. though could still win the division so more champagne may be coming. let's go to mike shumann at the coliseum. >> this is champagne spraying attire. for those who have never been in a clubhouse when they are celebrating after winning. a's are going to the playoffs first time in siblings years, check it out >> how great does it feel? >> i don't have words to explain in this. i've done some postseason celebrations to be at home but this is pretty amazing. i try to look around and reflect where i've been and world series games or concerts, i can't even explain it right now. >> how does it feel, a's are back in the
evening. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm carolyn johnson. a particularly strong showing from mitt romney tonight on key topics ranging from the economy to health care. >> abc7 news political reporter mark matthews is here with a look at this first big match up. >> no knockout punches tonight, nothing we will see over and over again on television, but mitt romney did what he needed to do. mitt romney ran to the middle saying lowering the tax rates for wealthy americans would not lower the amount of taxes they pay. >> my view is we should provide tax relief to those in the middle class. but i am not going to reduce the share of taxes paid by high income people. >> romney said he would close tax loopholes and limit the de tucks -- deductions to the risk. >> it is knot possible to come up with enough deductions and loopholes that only affect high income individuals to either avoid raising the deficit or burdennenning the middle class. it is math. it is arithmetic. >> on health care -- >> first of all, i like the way we did it in massachusetts. >> romney said he would repeal obama care, but n
at least 22 people. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. let's head out to abc7 news reporter thomas roman who is live with the latest at pier39. thomas? >> matthew rice's friends and family wanted to give him a special bachelor party. but they gave him a scare when their party boat hit a rock outside of alcatraz. these 18 men in life vests were having a great time at a bachelor party on the bay. the men, some of whom came from ireland decided all of them would have the beer tasting on a bay party boat. what they got was a scare when the boat started to sink. we spoke to the bachelor and his soon to be uncle. >> we were just hanging out, only on the boat pour like 20 minutes or so, and all of a sudden we were coming around alcatraz and it was like, boom, a big jolt. the next thing we knew, the coast guard boat came in and got us off. >> they were like, put on your life vests, go up to the bow. the captain was going toward pier30 nan, but they were going down and they were clearly taking on water. joy it was scary to hear the report. the hole is this big and he wa
the election? good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. dan ashley has the night off. the two sparred on everything from libya to jobs in what was clearly a high stakes evening for both candidates. mark matthews is here now with more on the debate and reaction. >> it was a good debate. it was a real debate this time. both men were animated and passionate in their presentations. the president out did him in tactics. >> they focused on the struggling economy. >> we have not made the progress we need to put it back to work of the that's why we want to get america 12 million new jobs in four years and a rise in take home pay. >> the president focused on romney. >> governor romney doesn't have a five-point plan. he has a one-point plan. that's to make sure the folks at the top play by a different set of rules. >> when he tried to answer back the moderator pushed back. >> governor romney, there will be plenty of chances to go on. we i -- >> i will -- >> when romney talked about lowering tax rates. >> when you bring the rates down, those small businesses are able to keep more money and hire
is the color of choice. i'm carolyn johnson. >> and i'm dan ashley. 24r* is a president coulding threat of showers, however, and a question of whether it will affect the game. here is 7 news meteorologist sandhya patel with live doppler 7hd. sandhya? >> dan and carolyn, as we check out live doppler 7hd, you will see the next wave of showers already beginning to move in. this is around the ukiah, cloverdale area. i will take new closer, and it has been coming down hard in ukiah. in the last hour, .13 of an inch of rain. as we zoom in around mountain house road northeast of cloverdale, we are seeing moderate rainfall here. we pan around here and king ridge road and taking you down to street level moderate rain around the bohemian highway. with this rainfall there is concern that we may be looking at some wet weather as we get closer to the world series time. right now this batch of moisture is about 60 miles away. it is moving extremely slow of the let me show you the forecast for the world series. game one is tomorrow night at at&t park. it is going to be partly cloudy at 5:07 and 60 deg
it bank robber who kept them on edge for hours. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. the s.w.a.t team was ready to swoop in, but persuasion worked as well as force. this all happened tonight in an apartment complex in santa clara near saratoga avenue. alan wang is there live. take us through it. >> dan and carolyn, santa clara s.w.a.t had the suspect holed up and surrounded in the white apartment come plek -- complex right behind me. an hour ago the man walked out and gave up. this all started around 3:00 with an armed bank robbery about three miles away in san jose. as soon as police realized the suspect was in one of the apartment units, they immediately started evacuating the residents. in all six people were rushed to safety and police negotiators took over from there. >> within the last two hours approximately, we were able to have some two-way dialogue with the suspect until he successfully and safely surrendered. >> reporter: gore yaiters -- negotiators threw a phone through a window and used it to talk to him. sat this time san jose police have not rel
's are going to the postseason for the first since 2006. good evening. i'm carolyn johnson. >> dan: what a thrilling moment for a's and their fans. larry beil is here with the story. >> wow. what a night and what a season for the oakland a's. who saw this coming. needing a win, they were facing first place texas at the coliseum. high drama in the ninth. they were clinging to a one run lead. he strikes out young and mike napoli to end it. they clinch a wildcard berth. though could still win the division so more champagne may be coming. let's go to mike shumann at the coliseum. >> this is champagne spraying attire. for those who have never been in a clubhouse when they are celebrating after winning. a's are going to the playoffs first time in siblings years, check it out >> how great does it feel? >> i don't have words to explain in this. i've done some postseason celebrations to be at home but this is pretty amazing. i try to look around and reflect where i've been and world series games or concerts, i can't even explain it right now. >> how does it feel, a's are back in the playoffs? >>
tube. good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson of the the fame has -- carolyn johnson. the family has close ties to the bay area. they lived in san francisco for years. abc7 news reporter sergio quintana has the story. >> new york city detectives have not figured out why a nanny would have violently stabbed two young cr care, but h her care, but they are thousand saying the 50-year-old woman may have been having financial problems and recently sought psychological help. the disturbing murder of two children in this manhattan apart meant building sent shock waves across the country of the she returned home to find two of her children stabbed to death in a bath to be. two-year-old leo and six-year-old lucia killed by their nanny. and then she started stabbing herself when the mother walked in. she was later wheeled away on a stretcher. >> on the floor of the bathroom is the nanny who apparently inflicted wounds on her throat. >> reporter: they recently moved to new york from san francisco. their former neighbors are shocked to hear of the tragedy. >> i remember that he h
to the postseason for the first since 2006. good evening. i'm carolyn johnson. >> dan: what a thrilling moment for a's and their fans. larry beil is here with the stor >> wow wh a nig and wt a seaso r theakla a's. who sa th coming. needing a win, they were facing first place texas at the coliseum. high drama in the ninth. they were clinging to a one run lead. he strikes out young and mike napoli to end it. they clinch a wildcard berth. though could still win the division so more champagne may be coming. let's go to mike shumann at the coliseum. >> this is champagne spraying attire. for those who have never been in a clubhouse when they are celebrating after winning. a's are going to the playoffs first time in siblings years, check it out >> how great does it feel? >> ion't have words to explain in this. i've done some postseason celebrations to be at home but this is pretty amazing. i try to look around and reflect where i've been and world series games or concerts, i can't even explain it right now. >> how does it feel, a's are back in the playoffs? >> whoa! it's amazing. it's amazing. we're in the
in the first debate of three. good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm carolyn johnson. a particularly strong showing from mitt romney tonight on key topics ranging from the economy to health care. >> abc7 news political reporter mark matthews is here with a look at this first big match up. >> no knockout punches tonight, nothing we will see over and over again on television, but mitt romney did what he needed to do. mitt romney ran to the middle saying lowering the tax rates for wealthy americans would not lower the amount of taxes they pay. >> my view is we should provide tax relief to those in the middle class. but i am not going to reduce the share of taxes paid by high income people. >> romney said he would close tax loopholes and limit the de tucks -- deductions to the risk. >> it is knot possible to come up with enough deductions and loopholes that only affect high income individuals to either avoid raising the deficit or burdennenning the middle class. it is math. it is arithmetic. >> on health care -- >> first of all, i like the way we did it in massachusetts. >> romney said he would
of thousands of people along the san francisco water tront. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. altogether one million people are expected to drive, boat or bart into the city to take part in an unprecedented weekend of high-profile events. along with the blue angels there is the america's cup world series along the embarcadero, the hardly strictly bluegrass festival in golden gate park. the giants have playoff games at 6:30 p.m. on saturday and sunday. the castro street fair and the italian heritage parade is on sunday. that's to name a few of the events. ama dates is live tonight with what is going on. ama, how do you get where you are going? >> dan, it is dizzying thinking about all of the events. it is hard to keep them straight. we are here at pier39 where people are hanging out and having a good time before he take a cab home or walk to where they are going. tomorrow i expect lots more people to be out here to check out things like the blue angels. >> that's the best part of our job. the flying is unbelievable, but to meet kids and get them excited about what
francisco water tront. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. altogether one million people are expected to drive, boat or bart into the city to take part in an unprecedented weekend of high-profile events. along with the blue angels there is the america's cup world series along the embarcadero, the hardly strictly bluegrass festival in golden gate park. the giants have playoff games at 6:30 p.m. on saturday and sunday. the castro street fair and the italian heritage parade is on sunday. that's to name a few of the events. ama dates is live tonight with what is going on. ama, how do you get where you are going? >> dan, it is dizzying thinking about all of the events. it is hard to keep them straight. we are here at pier39 where people are hanging out and having a good time before he take a cab home or walk to where they are going. tomorrow i expect lots more people to be out here to check out things like the blue angels. >> that's the best part of our job. the flying is unbelievable, but to meet kids and get them excited about what they have to offer or stayin
rescue on the bay involving at least 22 people. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. let's head out to abc7 news reporter thomas roman who is live with the latest at pier39. thomas? >> matthew rice's friends and family wanted to give him a special bachelor party. but they gave him a scare when their party boat hit a rock outside of alcatraz. these 18 men in life vests were having a great time at a bachelor party on the bay. the men, some of whom came from ireland decided all of them would have the tasting on a bay party boat. what they got was a scarethe bot the boat started to sink. we spoke to the bachelor and his soon to be uncle. >> we were just hanging out, only on the boat pour like 20 minutes or so, and all of a sudden we were coming around alcatraz and it was like, boom, a big jolt. the next thing we knew, the coast guard boat came in and got us off. >> they were like, put on your life vests, go up to the bow. the captain was going toward pier30 nan, but they were going down and they were clearly taking on water. joy it was scary to hear the report. th
, but was it enough with just 21 days before the election? good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. dan ashley has the night off. the two sparred on everything from libya to jobs what was clearly a high stakes evening for both candidates. mark matthews is here now with more on the debate and reaction. >> it was a good debate. it was a real debate this time. both men were animated and passionate in their presentations. the president out did him in tactics. >> they focused on the struggling economy. >> we have not made the progress we need to put it back to work of the that's why we want to get america 12 million new jobs in four years and a rise in take home pay. >> the president focused on romney. >> governor romney doesn't have a five-point plan. he has a one-point plan. that's to make sure the folks at the top play by a different set of rules. >> when he >> when he tried to answer back the moderator pushed back. >> governor romney, there will be plenty of chances to go on. we i -- >> i will -- >> when romney talked about lowering tax rates. >> when you bring the rates down, those small businesse
'm carolyn johnson. >> and i'm dan ashley. 24r* is a president coulding threat of showers, however, and a question of whether it will affect the game. here is 7 news meteorologist sandhya patel with live doppler 7hd. sandhya? >> dan carolyn, and carolyn, ase check out live doppler 7hd, you will see the next wave of showers already beginning to move in. this is around the ukiah, cloverdale area. i will take new closer, and it has been coming down hard in ukiah. in the last hour, .13 of an inch of rain. as we zoom in around mountain house road northeast of cloverdale, we are seeing moderate rainfall here. we pan around here and king ridge road and taking you down to street level moderate rain around the bohemian highway. with this rainfall there is concern that we may be looking at some wet weather as we get closer to the world series time. right now this batch of moisture is about 60 miles away. it is moving extremely slow of the let me show you the forecast for the world series. game one is tomorrow night at at&t park. it is going to be partly cloudy at 5:07 and 60 degrees. breezy
evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. the s.w.a.t team was ready to swoop in, but persuasion worked as well as force. this all happened tonight in an apartment complex in santa clara near saratoga avenue. alan wang is there live. take us through it. >> dan and carolyn, santa clara s.w.a.t had the suspect holed up and surrounded in the white apartment come plek -- complex right behind me. an hour ago the man walked out and gave up. this all started around 3:00 with an armed bank robbery about three miles away in san jose. as soon as police realized the suspect was in one of the apartment units, they immediately started evacuating the residents. in all six people were rushed to safety and police negotiators took over from there. >> within the last two hours approximately, we were able to have some two-way dialogue with the suspect until he successfully and safely surrendered. >> reporter: gore yaiters -- negotiators threw a phone through a window and used it to talk to him. sat this time san jose police have not released the name of the suspect who they believe
by the end of the weekend. good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. abc news meteorologist sandhya patel joins us with a look at what is ahead. >> carolyn and dan, what's ahead is a storm. let's look at the big changes that are coming. the storm is in the development phase. the area of low pressure in the gulf of alaska will join together with this moisture north of hawaii. the storm is developing and will get here this week end. i will show what you it looks like at this hour. the marine layer has ramped up that has brought the cooling. it has extended into the bayside communities tonight. and as you look at the temperatures at this hour, they are in the 50s and the 60s. big changes ahead as i mentioned. i'll let you know if the wet weather, first significant rain of the season and the snow in the sierra will impact your weekend plans in a few minutes. carolyn? >> thank you. happening now the san mateo bridge is shutdown, and that means tens of thousands of people will have to make other plans to get across the bay. you are looking live at the san mateo bridge with not a c
'm carolyn johnson. a particularly strong showing from mitt romney tonight on key topics ranging from the economy to health care. >> abc7 news political reporter mark matthews is here with a look at this first big match up. >> no knockout punches tonight, nothing we will see over and over again on television, but mitt romney did what he needed to do. mitt romney ran to the middle saying lowering the tax rates for wealthy americans would not lower the amount of taxes they pay. >> my view is we should provide tax relief to those in the middle class. but i am not going to reduce the share of taxes paid by high income people. >> romney said he would close tax loopholes and limit the de tucks -- deductions to the risk. >> it is knot possible to come up with enough deductions and loopholes that only affect high income individuals to either avoid raising the deficit or burdennenning the middle class. it is math. it is arithmetic. >> on health care -- >> first of all, i like the way we did it in massachusetts. >> romney said he would repeal obama care, but not all of the parts people like. >>
'll take it. it was fabulous. thanks, larry. >>> "nightline" is up next. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. thanks for joining us. abc news begins tomorrow morning at 4:30. >> we will have more on the decision. thank you so much for have you heard of the new dialing procedure for the 408 and 669 area codes? no, what is it? starting october 20, 2012, if you have a 408 or 669 number, you'll need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number for all calls. o.k., but what if i have an 408 number and i'm calling a 408 number? you'll still need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number. so when in doubt, dial it out!
area dropping hail and rain in the south bay. good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm carolyn johnson. let's get to sandhya patel with the radar. >> the activity has not died down. just saw lightning strike. you can see it in the east bay. i will take you in closer and show you where we are seeing isolated thunderstorm developing just northeast of kensing n to. you can see the strike right there. he just saw thunderstorms and we are seeing rain toward kensington and san pablo. you can see the cell is very close to that area, and it is really isolated. i want to loop this for you and show you what is happening. typically storms come in from the north and go south. this this instance, the area is off the coast and the moisture is wrapping its way back toward the west we are not done with the showers just yet. as you head out tomorrow morning, make sure you grab your umbrella and jacket or coat. it will be cooler. i will let you know when it will be safe to put the rain gear away. dan? >> thank you. >>> breaking news in a 24-year-old child abduction case. hayward police are testing a bon
causing a loud boom. good evening. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. it was seen from monterey to mendocino and east to sacramento. alan wang is live at the space and science center in oakland with the story. alan? >> and there were several astronomers here tonight hosting an event. they were so busy speaking to the guests that they missed the excitement. there were plenty of people who saw it and some who took pictures. these are photos taken by a very alert guy. he said he was watching a girls soccer game when he saw this thing streak across the sky at a low altitude and followed by a loud boom. we spoke to several people who saw it in oakland's jack london square around 7:45. we will hear from them followed by an astronomer who tells us what it really was. >> looked over and saw a crescent-shaped object. as it went away it started getting larger. it was expanding. >> i can't really describe exactly what i seen, but it was something abnormal. >> how long did it last? >> i just seen two seconds. >> i am not sure if it was a meteor or not. a meteor drops out of the sky. this th
tonight. good evening everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. what a great night. we have live team coverage of the giants win and nick smith with fans at at&t park. john is terrainy street party in the mission district and rick is with the players tonight. >> all right let's start it off with mike here in the studio. >> boy, what a night. this run to the world series may even more magical than the first time back in 2010. giants busted open in the 3rd inning. bases loaded. no outs. single to left center. the score. comes around from second. buster scores from first. 6 nothing. the bases loaded 5 times in the inning. 11 times came to bat. villain of the series holiday fly out to the man he injured series mvp marco to end the game. let the celebration begin. giants going to the world series. 9 nothing game 7 victory. abc 7 news sports reporter rick kwan is live at at&t park and rick the celebration still going on. >> yes. the fans are still out here celebrating. latest edition of the chronicle. giants win the pennant. it was a wet and wild kind of night as
'm carolyn johnson. an impressive feet before a national audience against one of the toughest teams and pitchers in baseball. >> larry beil is here with a spectacular win. >> pablo sandoval and three homers and barry zito out duals verlander. if you are a giants fan you couldn't dream it would be this good. the giants win game one of the world series 8-3. what a night for pablo sandoval. first inning off verlander. gone. then in the third, more of the same. in the fifth, aloha. the panda joins babe ruth, reggie jackson and pujols as the only player to hit three home runs in a pearled series. barry zito cep the tigers in check and allowed one run on six hits and walked one and struck out three and the giants are victorious. game two tomorrow night at at&t park. we will hear from the panda and zito in sports. >> amazing. so much fun. thanks, larry. >>> well, as you can guess the ballpark was rocking tonight. fans in pandemonium. but it was not all fun and games out there, actually. bernard is live with both sides of the fan experience tonight. cornell? >> dan, just an amazing night of
-- carolyn johnson. the family has close ties to the bay area. they lived in san francisco for years. abc7 news reporter sergio quintana has the story. >> new york city detectives have not figured out why a nanny would have violently stabbed two young children in her care, but they are thousand saying the 50-year-old woman may have been having financial problems and recently sought psychological help. the disturbing murder of two children in this manhattan apart meant building sent shock waves across the country of the she returned home to find two of her children stabbed to death in a bath to be. two-year-old leo and six-year-old lucia killed by their nanny. and then she started stabbing herself when the mother walked in. she was later wheeled away on a stretcher. >> on the floor of the bathroom is the nanny who apparently inflicted wounds on her throat. >> reporter: they recently moved to new york from san francisco. their former neighbors are shocked to hear of the tragedy. >> i remember that he had gotten a job. they were going to move to new york. >> reporter: this is a neighborhood o
and millions without power on this very stormy night. >> i'm carolyn johnson. it made landfall in new jersey but being felt up through new england. at least five million people are spending the night in the dark. economic damages could reach up to $20 billion. subways could be crippled for a week. >> they blamed the winds on a fire that quickly spread. it sparked one building. fire crews had to use a boat on the floodwaters and scale an awning to rescue 25 people from the roof. >> in manhattan, emergency crews had to wheel patients out of a hospital. 215 patients were taken to other hospitals. >> also in manhattan, a crane remains dangling atop a condo building that is under construction. it collapsed under strong winds this afternoon. the street below has been closed off. despite the damage in new york, new jersey, could have it even worse. the story tonight from cape may. >> reporter: sandy made landfall in southern new jersey this evening packing 80 miles per hour miles per hour winds. record-breaking high tide and rough surf battered the coastline. roads washed away by storm surge and fl
power on this very stormy night. >> i'm carolyn johnson. it made landfall in new jersey but being felt up through new england. at least five million people are spending the night in the dark. economic damages could reach up to $20 billion. subways could be crippled for a week. >> they blamed the winds on a fire that quickly spread. it sparked one building. fire crews had to use a boat on the floodwaters and scale an awning to rescue 25 people from the roof. >> in manhattan, emergency crews had to wheel patients out of a hospital. 215 patients were taken to other hospitals. >> also in manhattan, a crane remains dangling atop a condo building that is under construction. it collapsed under strong winds this afternoon. the street below has been closed off. despite the damage in new york, new jersey, could have it even worse. the story tonight from cape may. >> reporter: sandy made landfall in southern new jersey this evening packing 80 miles per hour miles per hour winds. record-breaking high tide and rough surf battered the coastline. roads washed away by storm surge and flooding. water p
night. >> i'm carolyn johnson. it made landfall in new jersey but being felt up through new england. at least five million people are spending the night in the dark. economic damages could reach up to $20 billion. subways could be crippled for a week. >> they blamed the winds on a fire that quickly spread. it sparked one building. fire crews had to use a boat on the floodwaters and scale an awning to rescue 25 people from the roof. >> in manhattan, emergency crews had to wheel patients out of a hospital. 215 patients were taken to other hospitals. >> also in manhattan, a crane remains dangling atop a condo building that is under construction. it collapsed under strong winds this afternoon. the street below has been closed off. despite the damage in new york, new jersey, could have it even worse. the s tonight from cape may. >> reporter: sandy made landfall in southern new jersey this evening packing 80 miles per hour miles per hour winds. record-breaking high tide and rough surf battered the coastline. roads washed away by storm surge and flooding. water poured into ground zero in n
puts the technology in the hands of women themselves. abc7 health and science reporter carolyn johnson has more. >>> it's estimated 3,000 women around the world are infected with h.i.v. every day. a imagine of those cases are in sub sahara, africa. but now this team in menlo park are developing a gel they believe will cut those numbers dramatically. >> it's a two-part gel. when applied to the site, it will stick for such a long time, at the same time it is two drugs, one effective against hiv and the other effective. >> it is to protect women during intercourse from hiv and hsv, a form of genital herpes also rampant in africa. it would be an alternative in male-dominated cultures that sometimes discourage the use of condoms. >> therefore you want to empower the women to take charge of their own health. >> the project recently received a boost from the national institute of health. in july it awarded them a half million dollars grant to fund the research for two years. >> they believe the combination therapy could be particularly effective because hsv-2 infections leave women more vulne
the technology in the hands of women themselves. health and science reporter carolyn johnson has more. >>> it's estimated 3,000 women around the world are infected with h.i.v. every day. a imagine of those cases are in sub sahara, africa. but now this team in menlo park are developing a gel they believe will cut those numbers dramatically. >> it's a two-part gel. when applied to the site, it will stick for such a long time, at the same time it is two drugs, one effective against hiv and the other effective. >> it is to protect women during intercourse from hiv and hsv, a form of genital herpes also rampant in africa. it would be an alternative in male-dominated cultures that sometimes discourage the use of condoms. >> therefore you want to empower the women to take charge of their own health. >> the project recently received a boost from the national institute of health. in july it awarded them a half million dollars grant to fund the research for two years. >> they believe the combination therapy could be particularly effective because hsv-2 infections leave women more vulnerable to contract
reporter carolyn johnson has the story jie. even through a microscope there is no mistaking the rythmic beating. these cells were created in a bay area lab, and they helped researchers unlock the secrets of how a heart becomes a heart. >> it helps to have a blueprint to know what switches exist, how they are connected and would they turn on or shut off? >> so his team at san francisco's gladstone institute set out to map the genetic switches locked in the dna of embreonic stem cells to see how a stem cell becomes a heart cell. >> so these modifications are setting the right switches to turn genes on or off so that a heart cell in this case gains its heart identity. >> jeffrey alexzander coaxed the stem cells from mice to beating heart cells. the process done in a petri dish is growth factors that mimics the environment. it is not always a precise science. >> you know, my weekends sometimes would hinge on whether i came in and sold beating cells or not. >> wons they had enough of the beating cells they began watching them as they grew and developed painstakingly extracting their dna and
on how we treat heart disease. health and eye yens report -- and science reporter carolyn johnson has the story jie. even through a microscope there is no mistaking the rythmic beating. these cells were created in a bay area lab, and they helped researchers unlock the secrets of how a heart becomes a heart. >> it helps to have a blueprint to know what switches exist, how they are connected and would they turn on or shut off? >> so his team at san francisco's gladstone institute set out to map the genetic switches locked in the dna of embreonic stem cells to see how a stem cell becomes a heart cell. >> so these modifications are setting the right switches to turn genes on or off so that a heart cell in this case gains its heart identity. >> jeffrey alexzander coaxed the stem cells from mice to beating heart cells. the process done in a petri dish is growth factors that mimics the environment. it is not always a precise science. >> you know, my weekends sometimes would hinge on whether i came in and sold beating cells or not. >> wons they had enough of the beating cells they began watch
carolyn johnson. that test runs just under $1,200 and is now covered by medicare, but private insurance still varies. >> coming up, a warning for boaters after an endangered turtle is spotted in the bay area. we will >> check out the winning numbers from last night's $13 million super lotto plus. 5, 14, 36, 38, 47, the meganumber 18. really pay close attention because a winning ticket with all six numbers was purchased in san francisco at the best food-co grocery store. wednesday night's jackpot is estimated at $7 million. >>> boaters are being warned to keep their eyes peeled for a rare sea turtle spotted in our waters. it was seen near the berkeley marina idea morning. a group of sea turtle, conservationists went out to see if they could spot it. they live it's an olive ridly or a green sea turtle. both are in danger. this is a rare sighting for the bay area because sea currents usually are not warm enough for the turtles to travel this far north. >> lisa is here now with a final check of our accuweather forecast >> it's a little foggy in spots but the paw reason layer is mice and sha
health and science reporter carolyn johnson has a look. >>> normal breaths for now. >> richard was a few strokes from the green when a strange feeling interrupted his round of golf. he knew he was uncomfortable, but the symptoms were vague. >> i got a burning sensation across my chest. it was not a pain. >> now it could be gastrointestinal, it could be their lungs or it could be a heart blockage and my job is listening to them and ferret out more selective symptoms that may pinpoint whether they have heart disease. >> the cardiologist said the goal is to avoid running everybody through tests which are effective but also carry side effects. >> a lot of radiation. ten years of radiation you get in that procedure. >> current options includes prescreening patients with a cardio stress test, often involving a treadmill. now a bay area company believes it has an alternative that can help spot which patients are more likely suffering from heart disease more quickly. >> maybe an alcohol pad, bandaid, gauze. >> it was developed by palo alto based cardio dx. it involves a blood draw that can be do
. >> carolyn johnson reporting try searchers are hoping the final version of the gel will last up to 8 hours. lisa argen joins us now. we are talking about some fantastically, fortunately, beautiful, perfect weather for the busy weekend that will continue. >> it is. we have a system sitting offshore and not moving. >> it's not welcome right now. >> no, it isn't. >> we around going to open up the golden gate. >> okay, good. good plan. and i'm going ahead with that, as well. as we head outside right now. it is basically clear from san francisco on south. but we do have clouds to the north. and with good radiational cooling it has dropped off for temperatures. we have a slower nature to the revolution of this pattern that is blocking an area of low pressure offshore. so live doppler 7 hd shows that we do have a little bit in the way of cloud cover and the marine layer has continued to be mixed on out because of this system that sits offshore. so that inversion is gone and we are just looking at some cool numbers into the 40s due to the clear sky, the calm winds, and with that the temperatures d
. >> i'm carolyn johnson. abc news meteorologist sandhya patel joins us with a look at what is ahead. >> carolyn and dan, what's ahead is a storm. let's look at the big changes that are coming. the storm is in the development phase. the area of low pressure in the gulf of alaska will join together with this moisture north of hawaii. the storm is developing and will get here this week end. i will show what you it looks like at this hour. the marine layer has ramped up that has brought the cooling. it has extended into the bayside communities tonight. and as you look at the temperatures at this hour, they are in the 50s and the 60s. big changes ahead as i mentioned. i'll let you know if the wet weather, first significant rain of the season and the snow in the sierra will impact your weekend plans in a few minutes. carolyn? >> thank you. happening now the san mateo bridge is shutdown, and that means tens of thousands of people will have to make other plans to get across the bay. you are looking live at the san mateo bridge with not a car on it. thomas roman is on the bridge and could th
'm carolyn johnson. >> his controversial stance on that issue made him a hero to some, and a villain to others. the 56-year-old was installed today as the new archbishop. and we're live with the ceremony, and the controversial. >>
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the bay area dropping hail and rain in the south bay. good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm carolyn johnson. let's get to sandhya patel with the radar. >> the activity has not died down. just saw lightning strike. you can see it in the east bay. i will take you in closer and show you where we are seeing isolated thunderstorm developing just northeast of kensing n to. you can see the strike right there. he just saw thunderstorms and we are seeing rain toward kensington and san pablo. you can see the cell is very close to that area, and it is really isolated. i want to loop this for you and show you what is happening. typically storms come in from the north and go south. this this instance, the area is off the coast and the moisture is wrapping its way back toward the west we are not done with the showers just yet. as you head out tomorrow morning, make sure you grab your umbrella and jacket or coat. it will be cooler. i will let you know when it will be safe to put the rain gear away. dan? >> thank you. >>> breaking news in a 24-year-old child abduction case. hayward police are testi
california causing a loud boom. good evening. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. it was seen from monterey to mendocino and east to sacramento. alan wang is live at the space and science center in oakland with the story. alan? >> and there were several astronomers here tonight hosting an event. they were so busy speaking to the guests that they missed the excitement. there were plenty of people who saw it and some who took pictures. these are photos taken by a very alert guy. he said he was watching a girls soccer game when he saw this thing streak across the sky at a low follnd followed by a loud boom. we spoke to several people who saw it in oakland's jack london square around 7:45. we will hear from them followed by an astronomer who tells us what it really was. >> looked over and saw a crescent-shaped object. as it went away it started getting larger. it was expanding. >> i can't really describe exactly what i seen, but it was something abnormal. >> how long did it last? >> i just seen two seconds. >> i am not sure if it was a meteor or not. a meteor drops out of the sky. this
in the rain tonight. good evening everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. what a great night. we have live team coverage of the giants win and nick smith with fans at at&t park. john is terrainy street party in the mission district and rick is with the players tonight. >> all right let's start it off with mike here in the studio. >> boy, what a night. this run to the world series may even more magical than the first time back in 2010. giants busted open in the 3rd inning. bases loaded. no outs. single to left center. the score. comes around from second. buster scores from first. 6 nothing. the bases loaded 5 times in the inning. 11 times came to bat. villain of the series holiday fly out to the man he injured series mvp marco to end the game. let the celebration begin. giants going to the world series. 9 nothing game 7 victory. abc 7 news sports reporter rick kwan is live at at&t park and rick the celebration still going on. >> yes. the fans are still out here celebrating. latest edition of the chronicle. giants win the pennant. it was a wet and wild k
everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. what a great night. we have live team coverage of the giants win and nick smith with fans at at&t park. john is terrainy street party in the mission district and rick is with the players tonight. >> all right let's start it off with mike here in the studio. >> boy, what a night. this run to the world series may even more magical than the first time back in 2010. giants busted open in the 3rd inning. bases loaded. no outs. single to left center. the score. comes around from second. buster scores from first. 6 nothing. the bases loaded 5 times in the inning. 11 times came to bat. villain of the series holiday fly out to the man he injured series mvp marco to end the game. let the celebration begin. giants going to the world series. 9 nothing game 7 victory. abc 7 news sports reporter rick kwan is live at at&t park and rick the celebration still going o >> yes >> yes. the fans are still out here celebrating. latest edition of the chronicle. giants win the pennant. it was a wet and wild kind of night as giants celebra
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